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Table 2 Associations between > 8 female sex partners during lifetime and selected socio-demographic, lifestyle and sexual behaviour variables among sexually active men stratified by age (n = 21,494)

From: Sexual risk taking behaviour: prevalence and associated factors. A population-based study of 22 000 Danish men

  > 8 female sex partners during lifetime
  All ages 18-25 years 26-35 years 36-45 years
  ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI) ORadj (95% CI)
Age at enrolment (years)         
Linear (per year) 1.08 (1.07-1.08) 1.35 (1.30-1.40) 1.10 (1.08-1.12) 1.02 (1.00-1.03)
Marital status         
Married or cohabiting 1   1   1   1  
Single 1.29 (1.20-1.39) 1.71 (1.43-2.04) 1.43 (1.27-1.60) 1.52 (1.35-1.71)
Educational level         
≤ 9 years 1   1   1   1  
10-11 years 1.18 (1.08-1.29) 1.11 (0.89-1.39) 1.05 (0.89-1.25) 1.15 (1.03-1.30)
≥ 12 years 1.20 (1.10-1.32) 0.81 (0.65-1.02) 1.12 (0.94-1.33) 1.28 (1.12-1.45)
Area of residence         
Capital area 2.20 (2.00-2.41) 1.27 (1.02-1.59) 1.97 (1.72-2.26) 2.51 (2.11-2.98)
Capital suburbs 1.27 (1.15-1.41) 1.11 (0.87-1.41) 1.23 (1.02-1.49) 1.38 (1.20-1.59)
Large provincial cities 1.34 (1.23-1.46) 1.00 (0.82-1.22) 1.38 (1.21-1.59) 1.31 (1.15-1.50)
Rural areas 1   1   1   1  
Smoking         
Never 1   1   1   1  
Former 1.56 (1.44-1.70) 1.57 (1.19-2.06) 1.52 (1.32-1.75) 1.56 (1.39-1.74)
Current 2.00 (1.87-2.14) 1.81 (1.54-2.11) 2.23 (1.99-2.50) 1.83 (1.66-2.03)
Alcohol consumption         
Never binge drinking 1   1   1   1  
Never drinking 0.77 (0.52-1.15) 1.29 (0.59-2.85) 0.49 (0.21-1.12) 0.69 (0.39-1.23)
Binge drinking < 1/month 1.43 (1.28-1.59) 0.95 (0.63-1.45) 1.81 (1.48-2.21) 1.26 (1.10-1.45)
Binge drinking 1-3/month 2.19 (1.96-2.45) 1.54 (1.05-2.26) 2.92 (2.39-3.58) 2.05 (1.77-2.37)
Binge drinking ≥ 4/month 2.69 (2.35-3.07) 2.67 (1.80-3.96) 4.16 (3.24-5.34) 2.30 (1.88-2.81)
Age at first intercourse with a female partner (years)         
≥ 15 1   1   1   1  
≤ 14 4.26 (3.86-4.72) 5.60 (4.61-6.81) 4.05 (3.42-4.79) 4.49 (3.76-5.36)
  1. All ORs are mutually adjusted for all variables in the table and for age as a continuous variable